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Afghanistan Decision

Colin Powell To Obama On Afghanistan Troop Decision: "Take Your Time"

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show this morning, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Colin Powell reveale...

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Former Afghan Detainees Speak Out About U.S. "Acts Of Torture" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Abdul Raqeeb, a former prisoner held for two years by US forces in Afghanistan, is speaking out against his brutalization at the hands of his captors....

Obama Leaning Toward 34,000 More Troops For Afghanistan

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama is nearing a decision to send more than 30,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan next year, but he may not announce it unti...

Another Afghan War: Media Leaks Spark Administration Fight

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay, Dion Nissenbaum and John Walcott | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration's internal debate over Afghan policy has escalated into a battle of media leaks that's straining relations between officials ...

Washington Post: 9,000 Troops Will Deploy To Afghanistan Soon After Obama's Speech

Washington Post | Greg Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- Days after President Obama outlines his new war strategy in a speech Tuesday, as many as 9,000 Marines will begin deploying to southern Afgha...

Obama Afghanistan Decision: Not A Question Of Whether To Send More Troops, But How Many

New York Times | Thom Shanker, Peter Baker and Helene Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's advisers are focusing on a strategy for Afghanistan aimed at protecting about 10 top population centers, administration officials sa...